13th February 2017

Consultation on changes to support for biomass CHP

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy is consulting on proposals for changes to the support for biomass-Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant offered under the RHI scheme. Consultation closes 10th March.


26th January 2017

DfT consultation

The Department for Transport is consulting on the implementation of European Directive 2014/52/EU amending Directive 2011/92/EU (the Environmental Impact Assessment Directive) through the Transport and Works Act (TWA) 1992 and procedure rules made under that Act, the Highways Act 1980 and the Harbours Act 1964.  Consultation closes 2nd March.


24th January 2017

EU consultation on changes to the Combined Transport Directive

The European Commission is consulting on proposed improvements to the Combined Transport Directive (92/106/EEC).  This directive was published in 1992 and a number of problems have been identified including definition, non-effective incentives and problems with implementation and monitoring. In addition, the provisions relating to transport documents are outdated making it difficult for industry to prove and authorities to control eligibility. Consultation closes 23rd April.